Friday, July 10, 2015

Go For Broke

SWAMPSPACE presents:

GO FOR BROKE - Amalgamation Nation

Curated by Maitejosune Urrechaga & Tony Kapel 

Opening Reception  July 11th  6-11pm

Participating Artist:

Michael Allen
Jessie Askinazi
Bootsie Castillo
Claudia Guerreiro
Eddy Alvarez
David  Bennett
Devin Caserta
Luis Garcia
Alette Simmons-Jimenez
Tony Kapel
Lauren Oswald
Rob Pecchia
Chad Perna
Sarah Hersey
Karen Ramirez
John Rockford
Theo Rodino
Gaby Thompson

Musical Performance by Pocket of Lollipops 10PM

*****JULY 15*****
FLAMING LIPS Listening Party 7-10pm
Listening Party of the 4LP edition of The Flaming Lips’ 1997 experimental opus Zaireeka. A four-record set that requires you to play all four records at the same time. One of the few records in which a communal experience is almost necessary to its full enjoyment.
No Two listens are the same.

We are partnering up with Sweat Records to bring you this Ambitious sound experience.

 Lighting will be by artist Rafael Concepcion of CfabStudios.

*****JULY 18*****
Site Specific Performance Design District LOP-OFF sessions
Starting at 2pm.
The exhibit focuses on the working will be a one day event.
9-11 bands will record one song each on location These songs will then be made available as a compilation. Each band will have up to 30 minutes to knock out the song.
It will capture the moment/movement we are all involved with. Audiences will watch from the main room.
the objective is to show working musicians and the measures it takes capture a song.

Featured Musicians:
Smut/Spoiled/Shark Valley Sisters/Pocket of Lollipops/Full Time Mother Fucker/ Bootsie/ Snakehole/Kilombo/Oly/ Unicorn Renegades

*****JULY 23*****
Bird Lecture 7pm
Rob is an artist and scientist working on his PhD in Animal Behavior and Comparative Psychology at Hunter College in NYC. In south Florida, he’s researching a recently introduced species, the Common Myna. In his artwork, embroidery provides a medium to unpack fieldwork experiences and scientific concepts. At SwampSpace, Rob’s lecture will focus on his experience at the intersection of science & art.
*****JULY 31*****
 ‘Closing Time’ screening

Closing time was filmed between 2005-2008 with additional footage from 1998-2003. The film follows a handful of local artist and musicians it is supposed to give you a glimpse inside of what the artist do during their creative process.